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skin

skin

 
pronunciation:
skIn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
have a thin skin
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the thin tissue covering the body of a person or animal.
definition 2: the outer covering of some fruits and vegetables.
The skin of an apple can be red, green, or yellow.
synonyms:
peel, rind
definition 3: the skin and fur removed from an animal.
We have a rug made of bear skin in our living room.
synonyms:
hide, pelt
phrase: have a thin skin
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: skinned, skinning, skins
definition 1: to remove the skin from.
He skinned the deer.
similar words:
clean, dress, hull, husk, pare, peel, scalp, strip
definition 2: to scrape skin from, by accident.
She skinned her arm when she fell.
synonyms:
graze, scrape
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